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- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 14.99
She was able, through clever maneuvering and dogged determination, to achieve a commission from the Congress for a life-sized statue of the assassinated president?this despite the very real animus against women artists at that time, which is apparent in the heated arguments against granting her the Lincoln commission?arguments spearheaded in the... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In the hauntingly beautiful sculptures of Tilmann Riemenschneider, the Late Gothic art of Germany achieved its highest expression. Now, for the first time in English, the eminent art historian Justus Bier accords Riemenschneider the extended attention he so richly deserves. Riemenschneider ( ca. 1460--1531) holds a pivotal place in the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
A Host of Devils provides an in-depth account of the background, origin and development of the spirit figure sculptures which emerged during colonial times among the Makonde people of Mozambique. The creation of such works is shown to connect with a regional system of knowledge and practice, within which spirits function as a format for expression.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 89.99
Das Handbuch Modellbildung und Simulation in den Sozialwissenschaften bietet in 37 Artikeln einen umfassenden Überblick über sozialwissenschaftliche Modellbildung und Simulation. Es vermittelt wissenschaftstheoretische und methodische Grundlagen sowie den Stand der Forschung in den wichtigsten Anwendungsgebieten. Behandelt werden realistische, strukturalistische... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Antiquities modified through restoration have shaped the study of ancient sculpture from the very beginning: Statues that were added to, completed, or otherwise modified between 1500 and 1900 represent a considerable portion of the surviving material basis. In a discussion of selected examples this volume seeks to shed light on the circumstances... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 41.99
This reference/catalogue, written by the late Dr. Elsen, encompasses a lifetime's thoughts on Rodin's career, surveying the artist's accomplishments through the detailed discussion of each object in the collection. It begins with essays on the formation of the collection, the reception of Rodin's work, and his casting techniques. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 60.00
John Rood, a sculpture and former professor of art at the University of Minnesota, provides in this book a practical, how-to-do-it discussion of the technique of welded metal sculpture. In addition to serving as an instruction manual for students and arti more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Though scholars have extensive knowledge of the art that flourished during Pala rule in Eastern India (ca. 800-1200), little is known about Eastern Indian art during the preceding 500 years. This half-millennium includes the period of the Gupta dynasty an more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00
Provides a comprehensive analysis and chronology of the earliest known stone sculptures from the north Indian city of Mathura, dating prior to the famous Kushan period. This volume includes numerous attributions of objects based primarily on epigraphic and visual analysis. more...